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Dejected Pakistani cricketer commits suicide after being dropped

KARACHI: A Karachi-based cricketer committed suicide on Tuesday after he was dropped from the Under-19 team.  According to details, Mohammad Zaryab, son of former international cricketer Amir Hanif, committed suicide after he was dropped from Karachi’s Under-19 team for being older than the standard requirement. Zaryab did not take well …

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Olympics: Five Things To Watch On Day 11

NEWS DESK: Canadian figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are in line for the ice dance gold while biathlon star Martin Fourcade eyes a third title on Tuesday, when five gold medals are awarded, reported AFP. Five things to watch out for on day 11: Figure skating Canada’s Tessa …

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PSL 2018: All you need to know about leagues, players

By Raza Hydery The third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is around the corners and the cricketing fans and superstars are raring to go. Star cricketers from many nations have been selected by the six franchises and there will be plenty of action for the fans to enjoy …

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English cricketer Ravi Bopara poses with Rangers personnel

English cricketer Ravi Bopara posed with Pakistani Rangers personnel on Monday, a picture that was shared from his official Twitter account.  Pakistan has pledged to provide international cricketers with foolproof security ahead of the PSL final that will be played in Karachi next month. Ravi Bopara thanked Rangers personnel in …

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Shahid Afridi congratulates Imran Khan and new Bhabhi

ISLAMABAD: Boom Boom Shahid Afridi is happy over the marriage of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan with Bushra Manika. Both tied the nuptial knot late Sunday.  Taking recourse to the micro-blogging website, the former skipper of cricket team congratulates Imran Khan over their marriage and offered him and new …

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Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis spending time

DUBAI: Pakistani cricketing legends Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram got together for a cup of tea days before the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) kicks off, Samaa reported. In a picture posted on Islamabad United’s official Twitter account, we can see the two former captains spending leisure time …

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Roger Federer wins Rotterdam Open 2018

ROTTERDAM: Roger Federer celebrated his return to the top of the world rankings by winning the Rotterdam Open on Sunday, his 97th career title. The 36-year-old, the oldest No.1 in history, thrashed Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in a one-sided final. In the Open era, only American Jimmy Connors has …

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Real Madrid beat Real Betis 5-3 in La Liga

SEVILLE: Man of the moment Marco Asensio scored twice and Cristiano Ronaldo was also on target as Real Madrid kept up the feel-good factor with a thrilling 5-3 victory at Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday night. Madrid had been 2-1 down at half-time in a fantastic game at …

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Canada win gold medal in Winter Olympics 2018

GANGEUNG: Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir smashed the short dance world record as French rival Gabriella Papadakis suffered “my worst nightmare” with a wardrobe malfunction at the Olympics on Monday. As Virtue and Moir glided, twizzled and spun their way to a best-ever score of 83.67, Papadakis and Guillaume …

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PSL 2018 Exhibition Match Quetta Gladiator vs Peshawar Zalmi

DUBAI: Quetta Gladiators defeated Peshawar Zalmi by eight runs in their practice match days before the third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) kicks off, Samaa reported. Peshawar Zalmi will kick off their PSL 2018 campaign against new comers Multan Sultans in the first match of the tournament while Quetta …

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